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“Outstanding Dinner”

Sooke Harbour House
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Ranked #7 of 51 Restaurants in Sooke
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed March 18, 2014

We came upon this place quite by accident on a drive from Victoria.
We wandered in on a rainy Saturday afternoon and the staff was very pleasant. As their dining room wasn't opening for dinner for another hour, the staff opened up a couple of their unoccupied rooms for us to look around in and told us to wander around wherever we wanted - if a door isn't locked, go on in and look around.
They started a fire in the wood fireplace and set us up with a bottle of wine until dinner.
The four course meal was magnificent as is the setting.

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Thank Larry T
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

This past Sunday a Victoria couple and ourselves from Sooke had an absolutely stunning lunch in the dinning room. A beautiful sunny day with a candle lite table complete with white linen waiting for us, infront of one of the best views in the Province. The waitresses were friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive and the dining room warm and very relaxing. The four of us shared two appetizers and then ordered three Duck Confit entrees and one of Rock Fish, the silence of pleasure was only punctuated with innumerable compliments. We all raved about the taste, the extrodinary artistic presentation, the spotless ambience and the generous portions. The wine list was exhaustive but we easily found an reasonably priced BC wine to all enjoy. Although they are only, to my knowledge open for Lunch on Sunday this event should not be missed by any Southern Vancouver Island food lover. Many Kudos to Chef Oliver Kienast and his great staff. Exceptional!!!

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Thank gary642
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

We booked a night for my mothers birthday, we had the dinner paired with wine, it was delicious, the rooms were very comfortable and each with it's own balcony.

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Thank Subsea_Inspector
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Been to the Sooke Harbour House many times for lunch, dinner, and special occasions such as New Year's Eve. The service, ambiance, and food are always exceptional. The only element preventing our more frequent visits is the menu prices. Worth the money, but expensive for our budget.

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Thank PhotofunJRD
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Reviewed March 2, 2014

I cannot understand why this restaurant has had such mixed reviews, this was one of the best meals we have ever had the pleasure of devouring!!

The four courses were just under $80 and a fantastic value. The service was flawless, thank you Eric, your drink recommendations were spot on. We are on the hunt for Sea cider here!

Chef Oliver, that lamb is going to haunt us for the rest of our days....total perfection. Hubby has said we can never cook lamb again as it will never, ever live up to sheer bliss of those bites. No knives were needed, it just fell away at the touch of our forks.

As a hotel we will be back for sure. Our view, the fireplace, the tub.....any place that has port and fresh baked cookies left in your room everyday is a winner in our books!

Thank you Sooke Harbour House for recharging our souls!

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